A new study, published in Neuropharmacology and conducted by academics at Lancaster University, could bring substantial improvements in the treatment of Alzheimer's disease by using drugs currently on the market to treat type 2 diabetes.
Lancaster University will play an important part in the region’s efforts to tackle dementia.
Humans may be exposed to bacteria linked with Crohn’s disease through fine spray from showers and rivers according to research led by Lancaster University.
The Leishmania parasite, which causes the human disease leishmaniasis, acts as a probiotic in the insect that transmits it to humans, protecting them from bacterial disease.
Lancaster has been ranked ninth in the UK for Biosciences, in the Guardian University Guide 2015.
Volunteers at the coal face of fundraising for cancer research came face-to-face with researchers to see how their hard-earned cash is being put to good use.
Researchers at Lancaster University have invented a new imaging tool inspired by the humble sewing machine which is providing fresh insight into the origins of Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease.
Lancaster University is taking part in a UK research initiative which is bringing significant improvements in the diagnosis, treatment and prognosis of three of the world’s most common forms of cancer.
Dr Jackie Parry and fellow scientists from BLS appeared on BBC 'Autumnwatch', investigating the mud-dwelling fauna of Morecambe Bay.